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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Heron, however, nudged him expressively with his elbow and said: —You’re a sly dog.
  • He knew, however, that his father’s property was going to be sold by auction, and in the manner of his own dispossession he felt the world give the lie rudely to his phantasy.

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  • It surprised him however to find that at the end of his course of intricate piety and self-restraint he was so easily at the mercy of childish and unworthy imperfections.
  • It humiliated and shamed him to think that he would never be freed from it wholly, however holily he might live or whatever virtues or perfections he might attain.
  • —In pursuing these speculations, said the dean conclusively, there is, however, the danger of perishing of inanition.
  • A match of four was arranged, Cranly insisting, however, that his ball should be used.
  • I see, however, two ways out.
  • And yet he felt that, however he might revile and mock her image, his anger was also a form of homage.
  • In hell, however, it is an evil.

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as in: However, complications may... Define
despite that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include in spite of that, nevertheless, nonetheless, and on the other hand.)
as in: However much she tried... Define
to whatever degree (regardless of how much)
as in: However you do it, get it done! Define
in whatever way
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